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321 Star Starred
Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory
655 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-708-5555
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 60 members
Review from Arthur B.
69 events 32 reviews

This was one of the BEST productions I have ever see. When the players came on stage in modern clothing, I knew we were in for something different. Sometimes I like modern avant garde productions and sometimes I don't. But for this production,...continued

reviewed Jan 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara Morales Hartle
13 events 8 reviews

My grandson and I found this play to be over-the-top funny. We are familiar with the play, but never expected such a creative treatment of the Bard's work. The costumes were original and not what would be expected in a Shakespear production, but...continued

reviewed Jan 26 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Neisha
210 events 24 reviews

What a great production and what a novel idea to use the original language but modern dress. I was really impressed with the stage design and the choreography, which was fantastic. This production far exceeded my expectations and was one of the...continued

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Read an in-depth article about the play from South Coast Repertory’s online newsletter, Dialogue_.
Download the MIdsummer Night’s Dream study guide from South Coast Repertory.
“You’ll wait a long while to see a better, more  exciting, more entrancing, sexier production.” —_Long Beach Press-Telegram 

“Provokes seismic laughs… a big, bright, daffy rainbow.”  –_ Los Angeles Times_
“. . .seduces, rocks and amuses.”  —The Orange County Register

Description

Led by the wildly inventive director Mark Rucker, off go four young lovers into the woods on a midsummer evening—when strange and wonderful things are likely to happen.  This shimmering Shakespearean fantasy features the antics of supernatural creatures—the fairies led by Oberon and Titania and, of course, the impish Puck, who creates chaos in the night. But what fun to join in the dream, knowing that by daylight all will be well in a mystical, moon-drenched masterpiece.

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